Realignment of Maintenance Access Road for Pumping Well on Pipeline 5


SCH Number
Public Agency
San Diego County Water Authority
Document Title
Realignment of Maintenance Access Road for Pumping Well on Pipeline 5
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The project will realign an existing maintenance access road to reduce the slope of the road. The existing access road is a spur that provides access to a pumping well structure on Pipeline 5 of the Second Aqueduct. The road is approximately 60-feet long and is too steep for certain maintenance vehicles to use. The road would be realigned to reduce the slope. Work activities would include grading of a new 12-footwide access spur, approximately 125-feet long, with a slope of less than 10 percent. All work would occur within the Water Authority’s existing right-of-way, within disturbed habitat or existing agriculture.

Contact Information

Sean Paver
Agency Name
San Diego County Water Authority
Job Title
Senior Water Resources Specialist
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency / Parties Undertaking Project


San Diego
Southern California
Cross Streets
Wilt Rd and Citrus Dr
Other Location Info
The project is located in unincorporated San Diego County, in the community of Fallbrook, near the intersection of Wilt Rd and Citrus Dr

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Reasons for Exemption
The work activity consist of minor public alterations in the condition land, specifically, grading on land with a slope of less than 10 percent, where waterways, wetlands or designated scenic or geological hazard areas do not occur. Minor alternations to land, including grading of new access roads, is specifically categorically exempted from CEQA per the Water Authority's Administrative Code implementing CEQA [§8.00.060(a)4(i)]
County Clerk
San Diego


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